Mulligan with the New York Jets in 2011
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||January 18, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Bangor, Maine|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||267 lb (121 kg)|
|High school:||Howland (ME) Penobscot Valley|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Matthew Ben Mulligan (born January 18, 1985) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Maine. Mulligan was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, St. Louis Rams, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, and Detroit Lions.
Mulligan was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He was released from the Dolphins on August 30 during final cuts. However, the Dolphins re-signed him to the practice squad the following day. Mulligan remained on the practice squad until his release on November 5.
Mulligan was signed to the practice squad of the Tennessee Titans on November 19, 2008. Following the season, he was re-signed to a future contract on January 12. The Titans waived him on September 4.
New York Jets
Mulligan was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets on September 6, 2009. He was waived on September 23. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 24. He was promoted to the active roster on December 2.
St. Louis Rams
Green Bay Packers
New England Patriots
On September 3, 2013 the New England Patriots signed Mulligan, but released him just two days later. The Patriots re-signed him on September 10. On September 29, 2013, he caught the last touchdown pass of Tom Brady's NFL record 52 straight games with at least one passing touchdown.
On December 16, 2014 Mulligan signed with the Tennessee Titans.
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